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Definition of "depletes" [depletes]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of deplete. (verb)

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Use "depletes" in a sentence
  • "At Grasberg operations in Indonesia, we have continued during 2009 and forward the development of our very large underground projects to develop the reserves that are there these are 40 billion pounds plus of copper, 35 million ounces of gold enormous reverse with very large life we've continued to develop the access to the reserves that directly underlie the existing pit, which will be available to us as the pit depletes, which is currently scheduled for 2015."
  • "Tastunori Kawai of kabu.com Securities said TonenGeneral will lose managerial expertise and that its dividends could be at risk if the Exxon Mobil deal depletes the company's finances."
  • "In addition, be aware that lithium carbonate, used for treating bipolar illness, depletes folic acid (take 800 mcg) and inositol (take 500 mg bid)."